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Work Begins at Windfloat Atlantic

Jul 18, 2019

Installation of the first turbine has started at the 25MW WindFloat Atlantic floating offshore wind farm off Portugal.The Windfloat Atlantic floating wind wind power project  belongs to the Windplus consortium, which is jointly owned by EDP Renováveis (54…

Azerbaijan Takes Delivery of Satti

Jun 24, 2019

The Satti floating drilling unit owned by Kazmortransflot National Maritime Shipping Company of Kazakhstan has been delivered to Azerbaijan.Baku hosted an official ceremony of receiving the Kazakhstani self-elevating floating drilling rig, said a press release…

Modec Signs LOI for FPSO with Petrobras

Jun 21, 2019

MODEC Inc. received a letter of intent (LOI) from Petróleo Brasileiro for the supply, charter, and operations of a Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel for the Búzios field.The firm time charter period of the contract is 21 years…

Japanese, Australian Firms Join for FLNG Project

Jun 17, 2019

Australia's Transborders Energy  announce it has entered into a Joint Study Agreement with Japanese utility  Kyushu Electric Power Co., Inc. and its affiliate Kyushu Electric Australia Pty Ltd (Kyushu).  The Joint Study Parties will work together…

Dubai Intros Floating Solar Power Plants

Jun 11, 2019

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has issued a request for proposal (RFP) to appoint consultants to study, develop and construct floating solar photovoltaic plants in the Arabian Gulf.'This is a new and innovative initiative by…

Equinor Eyes Floating OWF in Canary Islands

Jun 05, 2019

Norwegian energy giant Equinor has received the green light to build a 200-MW floating offshore wind farm (OWF) off the coast of the Canary Islands.According to local media report, the energy major planning to invest around €860M to the OWF off Spain's Gran Canaria island…

16 GW Floating Offshore Wind by 2030

May 31, 2019

More than 16 GW of floating offshore wind to be installed globally by 2030, said a new report. There are more than 1.4 GW of offshore wind auctions Planned in 2019 following a strong showing of 3.3 GW in 2018.Quest Floating Wind Energy‘s latest…

SeaTwirl Wins Chinese Patent

May 13, 2019

Swedish company SeaTwirl has had a patent approved in China for a divisible wind turbine.The patent protects an important innovation in the market that accounts for the most expansion of wind power in the world, said the company which designs…

TÜV SÜD Certifies ELISA Floating Foundation

Apr 25, 2019

TUV SUD, the provider of inspection and product certification services, has allocated a certificate to Esteyco for the floating foundation used for the 5MW Elisa self-installing telescopic offshore wind turbine in Spain.Offshore wind-turbine…

FPS Market in Americas to Grow 7%

Feb 22, 2019

The floating production systems (FPS) market in Americas will register a CAGR of almost 7% by 2023, said a study.The need to meet the increase in demand for energy for both export and domestic consumption in the region is driving the growth of offshore oil and gas activities…

Transocean Automates Six Floaters

Feb 19, 2019

The international offshore drilling contractor Transocean has entered into an agreement with Equinor to license and install Automated Drilling Control (ADC) systems on four high-specification, harsh environment rigs currently on contract in…

Okeanus Offers FlexSEA Modular Flotation System

Feb 03, 2019

The provider of oceanographic and subsea tools Okeanus Science & Technology and Continental Shelf Associates Inc (CSA) announced an exclusive rental and sales distribution agreement for CSA’s patented FlexSEA Modular Flotation System.The FlexSEA…

Alexandroupolis FSRU Delivery Delayed by Six Months

Jan 15, 2019

Greek utility company Gastrade has extended the timeline for completion of its Greek LNG development by six months to allow more time for the delivery of offshore floating, storage and regasification unit (FSRU) for the Alexandroupolis Independent Natural Gas System Project…

Addax Petroleum Extends Yinson’s Adoon FPSO Deal

Nov 25, 2018

Nigeria-focused oil company Addax has extended the charter for the Yinson-owned FPSO Adoon for another three months, pending discussion for a potential longer-term deal.'Unless otherwise expressly defined in this announcement, terms and expressions…

Dry run continues for BG Group offshore Norway

Apr 17, 2015

Shell takeover target BG Group has continued a dry exploration run offshore Norway with its latest exploration well near the Knarr field.  The 34/3-5 well, on production license 373 S, in 403m water depth, was drilled about 5km southeast of Knarr in the Northern North Sea…

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